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Supercompra: Sourcing from Small Andean Farmers

Authors: Bruni-Celli, Josefina F.; Plaza, Manuela
Product Type: Cases
Source: Social Enterprise Knowledge Network
Publication Year: 2013

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The case looks at the difficulties faced by companies when trying to develop commercial relations with low-income suppliers through market mechanisms, and elaborates on how Supercompra handled these relationships. It is chronologically situated in March 2006, the moment when Supercompra must decide how to proceed regarding its relationship with its low income suppliers...

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Competitiveness at a Crossroads: Findings of Harvard Business School’s 2012 Survey on U.S. Competitiveness

Authors: Porter, Michael E.; Rivkin, Jan W.; Kanter, Rosabeth Moss
Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2013

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Second in the series of U.S. Competitiveness surveys, Harvard Business School gleaned responses from nearly 7,000 alumni and more than 1,000 members of the general public. The survey not only provides an updated view of the U.S. business environment, but also illuminates specific actions that business leaders and policymakers can take to improve U.S. competitiveness.

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The International Bank of Bob: Connecting Our Worlds One $25 Kiva Loan at a Time

Author: Harris, Bob
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Walker & Company
Publication Year: 2013

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After making hundreds of microloans online, Bob wanted to see the results first-hand, and in The International Bank of Bob he travels from Peru and Bosnia to Rwanda and Cambodia, introducing us to some of the most inspiring and enterprising people we've ever met, while illuminating day-to-day life--political and emotional--in much of the world that Americans never see.

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Breakthrough: Business Leaders, Market Revolutions

Authors: Elkington, John; Braun, Susie
Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: Volans Ventures Ltd.
Publication Year: 2013

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Business is increasingly critical in tackling the world’s great environmental, social and governance challenges. And at the heart of business sits the C-Suite, the grouping of senior executives who direct the enterprise. Breakthrough is addressed to them – and to those who advise them.

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A Private Boom Amid Detroit’s Public Blight

Author: Davey, Monica
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: The New York Times
Publication Year: 2013

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Private industry is blooming here, even as the city’s finances have descended into wreckage...

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Overcoming Short-Termism within British Business: The Key to Sustained Economic Growth

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Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: The Labour Party, UK
Publication Year: 2013

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This Review looks at ‘short-termism’ within British business: the pressure to focus on short-term results to the possible detriment of the long-term health of a company, or even a whole industry. The investigation confirmed that short-termism constrains the ambition of UK business, holding back its development and inhibiting economic growth...

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Political Risk in the Kaesong Industrial Complex

Authors: Rice, Condoleezza; Zegart, Amy; McMurdo, Torey L.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2012

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The Kaesong Industrial Complex is a 1.25-square-mile industrial park six miles north of the Demilitarized Zone in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. This case reviews the political and economic risks and opportunities of entering Kaesong through the lens of Bright Ray Apparel, a hypothetical South Korean textile manufacturing firm.

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How Manu Chandaria Mastered the African Market

Author: Knowledge@Wharton
Product Type: Interviews
Source: Knowledge@Wharton
Publication Year: 2013

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In an interview with Knowledge@Wharton conducted by Ivorian entrepreneur and author Eric Kacou, Kenyan business tycoon Manu Chandaria reveals some of his secrets to business success in Africa. Chandaria discusses how other businesses and entrepreneurs can follow his lead and pursue socially responsible practices that benefit the communities in which they work.

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Made in America: Fashion’s Fight to Save the Garment District

Author: Skarda, Erin
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: TIME
Publication Year: 2013

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It’s a myth that no one makes anything in America anymore. The heart of the U.S. fashion industry is still beating in midtown Manhattan, where a stretch of factories, warehouses, showrooms and design studios between 35th and 40th Streets and 8th and 9th Avenues are responsible for creating much of the American-designed and manufactured clothing and accessories...

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Managing Local Political Risk: Parking the Tata Nano (A, B, C)

Authors: Jha, Saumitra; Schifrin, Debra
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2012

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In 2006, Indian car maker Tata Motors was embarking on a new venture--building the world’s cheapest car, the $2,000 Nano. Tata Motors would be making a fixed investment of over $300 million in a manufacturing plant to build the four-door, rear engine car, and the company was weighing its options about where in India to locate the facility...

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